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TOPICAL COMMENT

TO TRY AGAIN The Champ, -which was narrowly defeated by Scottish Dale in the C.J.C. Great Easter- : last year, : will make the trip again next tnonth. and have another try. Another northerner' in Daljarrock Is also a likely visitor to Riccarton. VIRTUOSO AliSO Canterbury patrons are also to see the Manawatu Sires'-Produce Stakes winner Virtuoso at Easter. He will make the trip for the Champagne Stakes the first day and the Challenge:: Stakes on the second day. . •'.-.. ; ■' ■..-: ENTERED TrJCCARTON Among the nominations for the Canterbury Jockey Club's Easter meeting at Biccarton are Monte Cristo (the Thompson winner) in the Great Easter Handicap, and * Foxola, in the Autumn Handicap. MEETING THE DEMAND Though racing stopped altogether in England before the end of November owing to jumping f meetings being banned, and will not be resumed till toward Tthe end of this month, "shop" bookmakers have contrived to make ends meet "by betting on the Football League War ; Cup. greyhounds'and Irish racing. In their-advertisements'they stated they were ready to take from* 1/ up to £100. Some issued their Derby prices with Nasrullah favourite and Umiddad next to demand. , ' ' : \ ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS "McK.," , ' Auckland. — Starlet did not start in the-Timaru Hack Handicap at the Taranaki meeting at Stratford on February 27. "P AERO A".—No. 1: It was no bet. No. 2: You are entitled to both win and. place dividends.

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TOPICAL COMMENT, Auckland Star, Volume LXXIV, Issue 75, 30 March 1943

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TOPICAL COMMENT Auckland Star, Volume LXXIV, Issue 75, 30 March 1943

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